Inquiry into Commonwealth funding for schools

Inquiry into Commonwealth funding for schools

Terms of Reference

Submissions

Hearings

Submission cover sheet (Word 30KB)

On 13 May 2004 the Senate referred the matter of Commonwealth funding for schools to the Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Committee for inquiry. The committee is due to report by 11 August 2004.

The Committee will examine the principles of Commonwealth funding for schools, with particular emphasis on how these principles apply in meeting the current and future needs of government and non-government schools; and whether they ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the allocation of school funding. The Committee will also investigate accountability arrangements including through the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs.

Submissions to the inquiry are invited, with a closing date of25 June 2004.

Submissions should include all contact details, including mailing address, telephone and fax and email address if applicable and should be submitted electronically (Microsoft Word version 6.0 - 95 or above) and e-mailed to eet.sen@aph.gov.au with the submission cover sheet supplied above. Alternatively they can be posted to:

The Secretary,
Senate Employment, Workplace Relations
and Education References Committee
Suite SG.52, Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Telephone: (02) 6277 3521
Fax: (02) 6277 5706

For further details on making a submission to a Senate inquiry see "How to make a submission to a Senate Committee inquiry"

Report - Tabled 11 August 2004

Government response - Tabled 16 June 2005

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